Stories tagged "compost"

April 17, 2019

New York fights food waste with ambitious new plan

After the most pro-environment budget agreements in many years, Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature reached an agreement to enact a congestion pricing plan, a new law to ban plastic bags as well as an ambitious new goal to cut food waste. As NRDC...

February 11, 2019

One cool thing: start a compost pile this spring!

Spring is (hopefully) around the corner and that might mean you’re planning your spring garden. Perhaps this year you also might be compelled to start a compost pile? While they take a bit of effort, once you get the hang of it, compost piles can be a great...

January 24, 2019

Confusion Over Compostables Is Landing Them In Landfills

Compostable cups, bags, and cutlery were supposed to be the answer to single-use plastic products, but recent news reports say that instead, they are causing problems for recycling plants and also ending up in landfills where the conditions are not right for them to...

May 29, 2018

Our Daily Planet: U.N. Now Monitoring Progress Toward Access To Clean Cooking Tech, Major Flooding in Ellicott City, Maryland For the Second Time in 2 Years, Look For the Plastic Free Label or Someday the Plastic Free Shop, Look For the Plastic Free Label or Someday the Plastic Free Shop, World Central Kitchen Activates #ChefsForHawaii, A New Twist Takes Food Waste From Table to Farm, One Cool Thing: Bee and Woman Strike a Friendship After a Garden Rescue

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